How to submit a journal article manuscript
You’ve done your research, analyzed your data, and evaluated your hypotheses. So now you’re ready to publish your results. Peer review and publishing are necessary steps to validate your results, share your work with the scholarly community, and earn recognition for your work.
But how do you decide which journals to select? How can you ensure your best chance of having your manuscript accepted with a minimum of hassle? Do you really need to have a cover letter? How do you respond to reviewers? You will find the answers to all these questions and more in this tutorial. We will guide you through the publication process; from choosing a journal to revising all the way through the peer review process.
By the end of this tutorial you should:
- know how to select a suitable journal for your manuscript
- understand how editors assess your work
- Know your options—including transfers, revisions, and resubmission—in case of rejection
- have an overview of the peer review process and how to respond to reviewers
You will also have the opportunity to test your learning by completing a quiz at the end.